IBM Global Entrepreneur


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Featured Startup Offer

Build, launch and scale your business on IBM Cloud. Startups can receive up to $120K IBM Cloud credit. Apply for IBM Cloud credit today!

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Find out why startups use IBM Cloud

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Go-To-Market Support
Business Discounts
Access premier offers from organizations that can assist you in your core business needs along the way, including:  banking, accounting, finance, PR, marketing, go-to-market readiness analysis, VC connectivity, HR, legal.

Apply for IBM Cloud credit to access Business Service Discounts

Meet new clients
Get introduced to enterprise clients and at special sessions for entrepreneurs at events like IBM InterConnect and IBM Insight.

Get exposure
Meet IBM Business Partners, executives, and sellers to help you scale, reach new markets, and set yourself apart from the competition.
Go-To-Market Support
Business Mentorship & Services
Business Mentorship & Services
IBM relationship manager
Get support from an IBM relationship manager for one-to-one guidance through all stages of your project development. IBM will assign a manager to you when you are accepted in IBM Global Entrepreneur.

IBM SmartCamps
IBM Smartcamps are one part mentoring bootcamp, one part networking event, and one part pitch competition between rising startups from around the world.

This year IBM SmartCamp is partnering with LAUNCH to bring startups the ultimate Silicon Valley experience.

Learn more and apply to a SmartCamp event near you!

Technical Expertise
 
IBM Office Hours
Get face-to-face technical enablement and support, hold client meetings, and attend training sessions at over 40 centers worldwide.
Find Office Hours Near You

Software Access Catalogue
For up to three years, access a variety on-premise of IBM software for development, test, and demonstration through the IBM Software Access Catalogue at no charge.
Apply here to access the Software Access Catalogue
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Platform
IBM Bluemix™

Skip straight to making with IBM Bluemix™, an open standards platform that lets developers build, run and manage all kinds of apps. Bluemix brings a full suite of cloud services to one place. So whether you’re creating apps for the web, for mobile or for analytics, Bluemix can help you build them smarter and get them to market faster.  
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Infrastructure
IBM SoftLayer®

If you have a demanding application, you need IBM SoftLayer®. It provides the flexibility of having both virtual and bare-metal servers in one solution, deployed on demand. SoftLayer® can give you high performance without sacrificing control and security.
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Database
Cloudant

As a fully managed database service, Cloudant frees you from the time, cost, and worry associated with database administration, architecture and hardware, enabling you to stay focused on developing new apps and growing your business. And it’s accessible through IBM Bluemix™.
 
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IBM Analytics Starter Program

Your clients are clamoring for analytics solutions to address their business challenges...and speed is critical. The IBM Analytics Starter Program empowers startup ISVs to embed enterprise-strength software in client solutions.

You pay nothing for 18 months for the right to use, distribute, and sell your software with the power of IBM Analytics technology so you can focus on your core competencies.

 Apply for the IBM Analytics Starter Program today!